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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Halle Steensland home, an impressive two-story brick house in Maple Bluff, with five family members posed along the front porches. It is possible this...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Pierce Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior look at the so-called Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, at the corner of Pinckney and Gilman Streets. At the time this photogr...

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a large group of men, women and children, at a lake shore, possibly Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. The Norwegian flag suggests...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from across the road of a picket fence, a garden with an arched trellis and a couple on the porch of a frame house. The house has wood trim on the por...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1894 

Description: The front cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School during 1894-1895, the school's seventh year.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. Fro...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A distant view of Clinton, now Rockdale, in Christiana Township looking across the millpond on Koshkonong Creek towards the town.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department racing around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Eugene Eigheny home at 241 Langdon Street. Decorative glass with painted birds is visible in the fireplace opening. There is a larg...

Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map oriented with north to the upper left shows railroads, creeks, post offices, smaller lakes, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa,...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School for 1895-1896, the school's eighth year. Includes a circular framed photograph of the front of the school.

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

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